Pro-monuments bill is a naked attempt to neuter black political strength

Do black people have the right to make decisions that displease white people?  We can distill the Confederate monuments down to that single question. Must the people and the elected representatives in a majority black city consider the feelings and opinions of white people who either a) never lived in…

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White Savior Syndrome: Even In Fight Against Racism, Black People Are Falling Victim to It 

During a 2011 interview, funnyman, author and civil rights activist Dick Gregory vehemently rejected a comparison between John Brown and Nat Turner, a pair of 19th-century rebels who killed and died to end slavery. “John Brown was a white man,” said Gregory. Emphasizing that Brown had nothing to gain, yet…

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Florida Lawmakers Prepare To Apologize To Families Of Four Black Men Wrongly Accused Of Rape

None of the four victims, accused of raping a 17-year-old White woman in 1949, are still alive. Florida House leaders on Tuesday passed an historic measure to exonerate four Black men who were wrongly accused of rape in 1949 in Groveland, Florida, “then tortured, murdered or unjustly imprisoned after one of…

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Black Lives Matter leader: Police officers ‘evolved’ from ‘slave catchers’ 

Black Lives Matter leader: Police officers ‘evolved’ from ‘slave catchers’ Black Lives Matter organizer and professor Melina Abdullah said police “evolved” from “slave catchers” during an event at California State University, Fullerton, last week. (Image source: YouTube screen cap) 253Follow SHARE TWEET Today’s police officers “evolved” from “slave catchers,” according…

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It’s Time to Stop Romanticizing the Civil Rights Movement and Get Real 

With celebrations relegated to the shortest month of the year, Black history has been reduced to a highlight reel of America’s proudest moments. While photos of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. linking arms to march courageously toward freedom are inspiring, the civil rights movement was more than nonviolent protests and…

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The Five Greatest Slave Rebellions in the History Of The United States (Yes, Nat Turner is Most Definitely on this List)

  One of the most pernicious allegations made against the African-American people was that our slave ancestors were either exceptionally “docile” or “content and loyal,” thus explaining their purported failure to rebel extensively So, did African-American slaves rebel? Of course they did. These are considered the five greatest slave rebellions in…

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6 Instances that Prove White Abolitionists Still Viewed Black People as Inferior – Atlanta Black Star

H/T AtlantaBlackstar.com White Abolitionists Ran the Movement According to Amherst College Black Studies professor David Blight, the issue of race carried over into the abolitionist movement. While white and Black abolitionists wanted to get rid of slavery, they often disagreed on how. In many cases, white abolitionists dominated the movement.“And…

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5 Facts That Shatter the Myth of ‘Black-on-Black’ Crime

The next time you hear someone say “black-on-black crime”, show them this. Whenever a tragedy like the non-indictment of 12-year-old Tamir Rice’s killers happens, the racists inevitably come out to do battle with activists posting indignant Facebook statuses, eager to deflect attention to police officers killing black children to the…

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How Banks Backed By The U.S. Government Swindled Ex-Slaves Out Of $66 Million

The American Dream is anchored on the strong conviction that thrifting and saving are necessary for financial success. Like Booker T. Washington, Founder of the Tuskegee Institute and former advisor to presidents, said, “By habits of thrift and economy… we are coming up.” When it comes to saving, banks play…

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Texas mom calls out textbook publisher for interpreting slavery as immigration | abc13.com

Book publishing giant McGraw-Hill is saying it will rewrite a textbook after a Texas mother voiced concerns on YouTube about the portrayal of slaves as immigrant “workers” in her son’s school book. Source: Texas mom calls out textbook publisher for interpreting slavery as immigration | abc13.com About Ralph Cratic, SrSick…

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